NeNe Leakes only returned to season eight of the Real Housewives of Atlanta has a part-time cast member, but sources are revealing that she is driving a hard bargain as producers want her to return to season nine full-time.
“NeNe has a lot of production deals in the works,” an insider reveals. “And that is what she wants to do, more than just be a housewife BUT she knows where her money comes from and it comes from Bravo.”
NeNe was previously earning $2 million a season, and Bravo realizes that she is ratings gold.
“NeNe is not dumb. She does exactly what needs to be done on RHOA,” the source explained to RadarOnline.
“She is not afraid to fight with anyone and her take on every story is what the fans want. No one cares about the random ladies on the show. NeNe is the one they tune in to watch. So she will be back, earning the big bucks and laughing all the way to the bank,” the source added.
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